Rutherford

  • The Rutherford AVA.

    … skip to main | skip to sidebar Right above the Oakville AVA (the AVA in which I work), is the Rutherford AVA. Named after Thomas Rutherford who, upon marrying George C. Yount's daughter, was given 1,000 acres of land from his new father-in-law as a wedding present, Rutherford is/was the home of at least two of Napa's most historic…

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  • Wine of the Week: Caymus Vineyards 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

    …, and not giving a damn.” I'll raise a glass to that philosophy and also agree that when it comes to producing wine in the Napa Valley, yes, look to Bordeaux for"inspiration", but to emulation I say no. Until next time folks, remember life is short, don't settle for commodity wines, explore, taste and enjoy each moment you have, because you never know when it will be the last cork you pop, my hope for each one you is to sip long and prosper cheers! Get this widget…

  • The Quintessential Look At Napa

    … Education Trust, UK) Advanced Certificate, "with merit." I am now a candidate for the WSET's Diploma, expecting to finish in early 2015. In the mean time, I'll continue to share my views as I examine all things related to wine. This entry was posted in Main Posts, Tasting Notes, Travel and tagged Bay Area News Group, Bordeaux blend, Illumination sauvignon blanc, Napa Valley, Quintessa, Quintessence, Rutherford, San Jose Mercury News, Silverado Trail. Bookmark the permalink. …

    Tom Riley/ THE GRAPE BELTin Sauvignon Blanc- 2 readers -
  • Caymus, Zinfandel, Napa Valley, California, 2011, 15.2% abv, C$46.00

    … Owned for 40 years in Rutherford, California by the Wagner family, the Caymus wines are some of the most dependable and tasty produced in Napa Valley. Over the course of time, they’ve diversified with several product lines and quality levels. The Caymus wines comprise their top tier – followed by Mer Soleil, Connundrum, Belle Glos and Emmolo…

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  • A King of Cabs

    … be a reflection of a great vineyard. This rich, full bodied Napa Valley Cabernet is sourced from vineyard holdings primarily in Rutherford and Coombsville, with small lots from Yountville, Mount Veeder, Atlas Peak and St. Helena. This unique combination of powerful valley floor fruit, unique Rutherford Bench fruit, and acidic, bright, and interesting…

    Luscious Lushesin Cabernet Sauvignon- 10 readers -